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Media day means tons and tons of Wizards links. Let's get right to it.

  • First thing's first, here's our own Wizards media day StoryStream. [Us]
  • If you're interested in reading the individual articles, here's what we have: [Andrew Sharp's must-read summary| Wall draws inspiration from his father | Jordan Crawford's scoring clock | What the Wizards worked on this summer]
  • Understandably, the focus was on Wall's injury. He won't lie: it was a big blow to him. [Washington Times]
  • ... Especially because he worked extra hard this summer, soliciting help from Derrick Rose's trainer. [Washington Post]
  • ... But he's trying to stay positive. [USA Today]
  • Despite the injury, Wall still expects the Wizards to make the playoffs. [CSN Washington]
  • Ted Leonsis wrote that he's proud of the way Wall has been mature throughout the entire process with his injury. [Ted's Take]
  • Leonsis also writes that this year's media-day focus was different and that he consciously decided not to talk to keep the attention on the players. [Ted's Take]
  • Kyle Weidie noted this as well. [Truth About It]
  • RGIII. Bryce Harper. Bradley Beal. The rest of the city's rookies have set a high bar for the Wizards' newcomer. [WUSA9]
  • More media day photos. [Truth About It]
  • More media day leftover quotes. [Washington Post]
  • Nene will not take part in most of training camp, and he also wouldn't pin down a set date for his return from plantar fasciitis. [CSN Washington | Washington Post]
  • The Wizards are trying to look on the bright side with Wall and Nene sidelined by injury. [Washington Examiner | Washington Post]
  • This is a big, big year for Chris Singleton and Jan Vesely. [CSN Washington]
  • Martell Webster was a hoot at media day. Here's a nice story on some of the things he said. [DC Sports Box]
  • Newest Wizard Jannero Pargo said he turned down an offer from the Bulls to sign with the Wizards. [Us]
  • Meanwhile, at Nets media day, Andray Blatche said he's forgotten all about the Wizards because thinking about them "would make me bitter and hold me back from what I'm trying to do." [NY Daily News]
  • John Hollinger's Wizards player profiles are out, and they're a must-read, no matter how you feel about Hollinger. I was especially encouraged by his blurb on Trevor Ariza. [ESPN Insider]
  • Another interesting ESPN Insider piece on the viability of each NBA team having its own D-League affiliate.
  • Pretty cool: Monumental Sports and Entertainment introduces digital tickets. [CSN Washington]
  • Another "B" offseason grade for the Wizards. [Sir Charles In Charge]
  • It wouldn't surprise me to never see DeMarcus Cousins play for Team USA after these comments. [Sports Illustrated]
  • After seeing Enes Kanter's old diet, I'm kind of happy the Wizards didn't try to trade up for him. [SB Nation Lookit]
  • Congratulations, Nationals! [SB Nation D.C.]
  • Finally, a photo gallery of the best media day photos from all teams. So many goofy pictures. [SB Nation]